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Russia Strengthens Its Internet Censorship Powers

Russia’s boldest moves to censor the internet began in the most mundane of ways — with a series of bureaucratic emails and forms.The messages, sent by Russia’s powerful internet regulator, […]




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In Race for 5G, Alarm and Security Services Get Stuck in the Middle

In the alarm industry, the biggest companies, like ADT, seem to be coping best with the challenge of meeting the sunset date set by AT&T.In its statement to the government, […]




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A Rural-Urban Broadband Divide, but Not the One You Think Of

Whom should the government help get superfast internet access?The question is not addressed directly in President Biden’s multibillion-dollar infrastructure plan, which devotes tens of billions of dollars to expanding access […]




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AT&T’s WarnerMedia Group to Merge With Discovery

It’s as if Logan Roy, the fictional patriarch of the Waystar Royco media empire on HBO’s popular series “Succession,” masterminded the deal himself: AT&T has thrown in the towel on […]







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Lending Apps in India Shame Borrowers Who Can’t Pay Money Back

HYDERABAD, India — The harassing calls began soon after sunrise. Kiran Kumar remained in bed and, for hours, thought about how he was going to end his hostage of a […]




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The Tech That Was Fixed in 2020 and the Tech That Still Needs Fixing

To put it lightly, 2020 was rough. More than ever, we turned to our personal tech this year to help find respite, stay healthy and remain connected with the people […]




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Who’s Behind the Fight Between Warner Bros. and Hollywood? It’s AT&T

Even a small sample of the Warner Bros. 2021 film slate suggests the studio’s big-screen ambitions: a desert-planet messiah who can kill with a word (“Dune”); a colossal clash between […]